Precision 7530 Sleep While Running Randomly, Close and Reopen Lid to Wake Required
Hi, My Precision 7530 Laptop is going to sleep while operating. To awaken, I have to shut my laptop lid and re-open. At some times, this happens every ~10 seconds, making it extremely frustrating to use. Other times, I can go up to 10 minutes without the issue occurring. I don't know 100% if the laptop is sleeping, but it appears to be. The screen goes black and the power-on button does not function to start it up. The lid must be closed and reopened to get it to come back. If I do it immediately, no login is required and I jump right back into the same state as when blackout occurred. I would believe there's some mechanical issue internal causing this, looking for any help to try and mitigate. I would assume all my sleep settings are disabled. Also, using a 3rd party program (ex: caffeine) to disable sleep does not fix the problem. Thanks
First thing to try would be to go into the BIOS and make note of the "SATA Operation" configuration.
Then reset the BIOS to "Default" settings.
Power-on and test.
Next is to make sure you have no devices near the laptop that could be triggering the "Reed Switch"
Things that can trigger the switch: Cell phones, AC adapter, Apple watch etc.
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